The Korean Skincare Routine That’ll Help You Wake Up With Perfect Skin

The Korean Skincare Routine That'll Help You Wake Up With Perfect Skin
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Korean women know the importance of treating their skincare routine like a non-negotiable part of their day. Their luxurious routines seem a little much, but with dedication can reveal gorgeous, glowing skin in just a few days. So if you want to know how to wake up with perfect skin, try this eight-step Korean beauty regime.

It’ll blow your mind!

Step one: Oil

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erborian Korean Skin Therapy $39

Start with an oil based cleanser. It’s not as harsh and stripping as other cleansers and will remove oil-based makeup easily. Erborian Solid Cleanser contains 7 Korean herbs to melt away impurities and is as gentle as a cream.

It contains coconut and sunflower oil and is enriched with green tea, licorice, Japanese knotweed, skullcap, rosemary, chamomile and more. These are the essentials of traditional Korean beauty rituals that will perfectly cleanse your skin! Erborian Solid Cleanser available here.

Step two: Double cleanse

 

b45b25a700948d1cb1abbc47acab3d7fSU:M37’s Miracle Rose Cleansing Stick $28

Use a water-based cleanser afterward to remove the oil from your skin and get rid of any other impurities that your oil cleanser missed.

SU:M37’s Cleansing Stick is a favorite for all the right reasons. Imagine cleansing with a stick? It makes your Korean beauty routine so much simpler. You can even put it in your gym bag! It’ll lather up on your skin and melt away daily impurities, with over 90% natural ingredients and little pieces of rose petals, this cleanser is gentle, delicate and recommended for sensitive skin. Available here.

Step three: Exfoliate

0b7c1fc7d2cdaf4900a32142ce053ea5Skinfood Black Sugar Mask Wash Off $10

It’s important not to use a harsh or rough exfoliator. We’d recommend doing it once or twice a week and using a gentle exfoliator to remove dead skin cells and reveal that glowing, youthful skin!

Skinfood Black Sugar Mask is a star product is gentle and softening, and the brown sugar leaves your skin smooth, soft, and flawless. It’s also hydrating so as it sets, your skin will recover any moisture it’s lost throughout the day. Available here.

Step four: Essence

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Son & Park Beauty Water $30

Essences are an important part of the Korean skincare routine because they hydrate your complexion. Son & Park Beauty Water can be used as a toner or an exfoliant instead. Lavender water, rose water, and orange fruit extract hydrate the skin, while willow bark and papaya extract sweep away dead skin cells for a brighter skin tone and smoother texture. Available here.

Step five: Ampoule

 

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MISSHA Time Revolution Night Repair New Science Activator Ampoule $49

Ampoules are like super-charged oils and a staple of Korean skincare. You’ve probably heard of snail slime ampoules, but luckily you can get them without. They’re perfect for over-stressed skin and just another step in this flawless routine. This ampoule will give you dewy, supple and clear skin. It contains Bifida Ferment Lysate, a fermented yeast that reduces aging and improves skin elasticity. Available here.

Step six: Serum

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KLAIRS Freshly Juiced Vitamin C Serum $23

It might seem like a lot using both a serum and an ampoule, but the Korean skincare regime is all about really looking after your skin and caring for it, which means using lots of super rich products to give your skin a hydrated, moisturized, glow. KlAIRS is gentle but potent, the Vitamin C antioxidant provides the best in anti-aging and is an effective brightening ingredient. Available here.

Step seven: Eye cream

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Erborian Seve de Bamboo Eye Matte $35

As Korean skincare is all about targeting areas and getting really in-depth with the benefits, a simple moisturizer won’t cut it. You should use a cooling serum that targets your eyes as well as an all-over facial moisturizer. This eye gel is moisture rich and contains Bamboo Sap which intensely hydrates your sensitive under-eye skin and softens dark circles. Available here.

Step eight: Sleeping Mask

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Laneige Water Sleeping Mask $24

Moisturizer is the final step of your skincare routine. You need a potent cream that can be used overnight. Laneige Water Sleeping Mask is changing the face of skincare, it’ll recharge your skin and give it a protective layer to restore fatigued skin. So you can wake up to soft, glowing skin. Available here.


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The Korean Skincare Routine That'll Help You Wake Up With Perfect Skin

 

Korean women know the importance of treating their skincare routine like a non-negotiable part of their day. Their luxurious routines seem a little much, but with dedication can reveal gorgeous, glowing skin in just a few days. So if you want to know how to wake up with perfect skin, try this eight-step Korean beauty regime.

It’ll blow your mind!

Step one: Oil

s1702299-main-Lhero

erborian Korean Skin Therapy $39

Start with an oil based cleanser. It’s not as harsh and stripping as other cleansers and will remove oil-based makeup easily. Erborian Solid Cleanser contains 7 Korean herbs to melt away impurities and is as gentle as a cream.

It contains coconut and sunflower oil and is enriched with green tea, licorice, Japanese knotweed, skullcap, rosemary, chamomile and more. These are the essentials of traditional Korean beauty rituals that will perfectly cleanse your skin! Erborian Solid Cleanser available here.

 

Step two: Double cleanse

b45b25a700948d1cb1abbc47acab3d7fSU:M37’s Miracle Rose Cleansing Stick $28

Use a water-based cleanser afterward to remove the oil from your skin and get rid of any other impurities that your oil cleanser missed.

SU:M37’s Cleansing Stick is a favorite for all the right reasons. Imagine cleansing with a stick? It makes your Korean beauty routine so much simpler. You can even put it in your gym bag! It’ll lather up on your skin and melt away daily impurities, with over 90% natural ingredients and little pieces of rose petals, this cleanser is gentle, delicate and recommended for sensitive skin. Available here.

 

Step three: Exfoliate

0b7c1fc7d2cdaf4900a32142ce053ea5Skinfood Black Sugar Mask Wash Off $10

It’s important not to use a harsh or rough exfoliator. We’d recommend doing it once or twice a week and using a gentle exfoliator to remove dead skin cells and reveal that glowing, youthful skin!

Skinfood Black Sugar Mask is a star product is gentle and softening, and the brown sugar leaves your skin smooth, soft, and flawless. It’s also hydrating so as it sets, your skin will recover any moisture it’s lost throughout the day. Available here.

 

Step four: Essence

s1686351-main-LheroEssences are an important part of the Korean skincare routine because they hydrate your complexion. Hungarian Water Essence will help restore lost hydration in an instant, it’s a blend of apothecary herbs, rosemary, and lavender. The ultra-light watery texture glides onto your skin and provides that much-needed burst of water. Available here.

Step five: Ampoule

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Son & Park Beauty Water $30

Essences are an important part of the Korean skincare routine because they hydrate your complexion. Son & Park Beauty Water can be used as a toner or an exfoliant instead. Lavender water, rose water, and orange fruit extract hydrate the skin, while willow bark and papaya extract sweep away dead skin cells for a brighter skin tone and smoother texture. Available here.

 

Step six: Serum

Screen Shot 2017-01-17 at 11.29.06

KLAIRS Freshly Juiced Vitamin C Serum $23

It might seem like a lot using both a serum and an ampoule, but the Korean skincare regime is all about really looking after your skin and caring for it, which means using lots of super rich products to give your skin a hydrated, moisturized, glow. KlAIRS is gentle but potent, the Vitamin C antioxidant provides the best in anti-aging and is an effective brightening ingredient. Available here.

Step seven: Eye cream

2d56672753bd401148642167a436f228

Erborian Seve de Bamboo Eye Matte $35

As Korean skincare is all about targeting areas and getting really in-depth with the benefits, a simple moisturizer won’t cut it. You should use a cooling serum that targets your eyes as well as an all-over facial moisturizer. This eye gel is moisture rich and contains Bamboo Sap which intensely hydrates your sensitive under-eye skin and softens dark circles. Available here.

Step eight: Moisturizer

laneige-water-sleeping-mask-with-spatula

Laneige Water Sleeping Mask $24

Moisturizer is the final step of your skincare routine. You need a potent cream that can be used overnight. Laneige Water Sleeping Mask is changing the face of skincare, it’ll recharge your skin and give it a protective layer to restore fatigued skin. So you can wake up to soft, glowing skin. Available here.

 


What are you doing on Sunday 29th January? Why not join us at the Career Girl Academy for a day of inspiring talks and masterclasses?

Career Girl Daily will come to life at the coolest spot in London, so you can network, make friends, and figure out how to accomplish anything you set your mind to! Reserve a guaranteed place when you book your tickets to this event here.


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